Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
The krb5 telnet service did not appropriately verify user names. A
remote attacker could log in as the root user by requesting a
specially crafted user name. (CVE-2007-0956)
The krb5 syslog library did not correctly verify the size of log
messages. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and
execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2007-0957)
The krb5 administration service was vulnerable to a double-free in the
GSS RPC library. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
request and execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
Public Exploit Available : true